Aliases for FUT7 Gene
External Ids for FUT7 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FUT7 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a Golgi stack membrane protein that is involved in the creation of sialyl-Lewis X antigens. The encoded protein can direct the synthesis of the E-selectin-binding sialyl-Lewis X moiety. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for FUT7 Gene
FUT7 (Fucosyltransferase 7) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with FUT7 include Ehrlichiosis and Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis. Among its related pathways are Glycosphingolipid biosynthesis - lacto and neolacto series and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include fucosyltransferase activity and alpha-(1->3)-fucosyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is FUT6.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FUT7 Gene
May catalyze alpha-1,3 glycosidic linkages involved in the expression of sialyl Lewis X antigens.